AAAP Congratulates Bill Snyder, Winning 8th APOD November 6, 2014 Cave Nebula

APOD November 6, 2014 by AAAP Member Bill Snyder

Cave Nebula – APOD of  November 6, 2014  by AAAP Member Bill Snyder

The Cave Nebula Sh2-155 or Caldwell 9,  is in the constellation Cepheus. It is approximately 2400 light years away, and 35 light years across. Read more

AAAP Member Bill Snyder Takes First Place in the Deep Space Category at the 2014 International Astrophotographer of the Year Contest

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Bill Snyder’s astrophotograph of the Horsehead Nebula (IC 434) is the First Place Winner in the Deep Space Category at the 2014 International Astrophotographer of the Year Contest sponsored by the Royal Museums Greenwich. Bill has received many accolades for his astrophotography, including seven APOD (Astronomy Picture of the Day) wins. Bill’s astrophotographs can be viewed and purchased at his website http://billsnyderastrophotography.com/ and at shows across the East Coast and Eastern Mid-West. Congratulations to Bill Snyder, from the AAAP!

Tulip Nebula – By Bill Snyder

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Tulip Nebula- Bill Snyder

This is an image of the Tulip Nebula in Cygnus it is approximately 6000 light years away. Captured with 17in Planewave and SBIG STXL 11002 camera

Details at   http://billsnyderastrophotography.com/?page_id=2030

IC5068 in Cygnus

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IC5068 – By Bill Snyder

Hi all! This my image of IC5068 in Cygnus. I saw this image Read more